Deputation in a sentence

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Definition of Deputation

  • The act of deputing, or of appointing or commissioning a deputy or representative; office of a deputy or delegate; vicegerency.
  • The person or persons deputed or commissioned by another person, party, or public body to act in his or its behalf; delegation; as, the general sent a deputation to the enemy to propose a truce.
  • authorizing subordinates to make certain decisions
  • a group of representatives or delegates

How to use deputation in a sentence. Deputation pronunciation.

At four o'clock the Senate left its palace; the Council of State, the Tuileries; the Corps Legislatif, its palace; the Court of Cassation, the Court of Accounts, the Council of the University, and the Imperial Court, the ordinary places of their sittings; the municipal corps of Paris and the deputations from the forty-nine good towns, the Hotel de Ville.
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If tomorrow, the deputation of this district should become vacant, can you find within its broad limits, or indeed within the district, a man likely to fill all functions, good and bad?
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They behaved in a liberal and enlightened manner, and a deputation of liberal and enlightened merchants consequently waited upon them with a vote of thanks.
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Deputations of great respectability poured in upon the President from every quarter to induce him to change his policy,-all of which he summarily and rudely dismissed.
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Deputations from Portland and Portsmouth besought the honor of a visit.
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The attendants are helping the soldiers keep order among the crowd in the courtyard-the gentlemen-in-waiting are receiving deputations with wedding presents- the women are distributing medals bearing the image of the bride.
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In fact, the Emancipation Societies should send over a deputation or two to look at _these_ immortal Irish "Freemen," the _ne plus ultra_ of their class it would perhaps moderate the windpipe of much eloquence one hears on that subject!
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Now, on the other hand, in England, America, France, societies are rising for making war upon war; and it is a striking proof of the progress made by such societies, that, some two years ago, a deputation from one of them being presented to King Louis Philippe, received from him-not the sort of vague answer which might have been expected, but a sincere one, expressed in very encouraging words.[Footnote: and rather presumptuous words, if the newspapers reported them correctly: for they went the length of promising, that he separately, as King of the French, would coerce Europe into peace.
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The young warriors were recalled from the frontiers, and a deputation of thirty-two chiefs set out for Charleston, in order to propitiate the anger of the whites, and arrest the threatened invasion of their country.
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Hence later the necessity for a special sacrificial deputation, the _anshe ma'amad_. The connection of all this with the Judaising tendency to remove God to a distance from man, it may be added, is clear.
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It was Joseph that, in the first instance, penitently sent a deputation to the king to bring him back.
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Then at last Lysias yielded to the pressure of Syrian and Jewish deputations and determined to take serious steps (162).
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A public meeting was convened; blue-shirted diggers made stirring appeals to their auditory; a deputation was appointed to proceed instantly to Melbourne to remonstrate with the Government, and to implore it to adopt energetic measures for extirpating the "hordes of ruffians" that infested their neighbourhood, and the persons of many of whom were well known there.
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Freddie glanced at the deputation without interest.
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The deputation grouped itself about the bed and shuffled its feet.
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The deputation waited anxiously for his first grief-stricken cry.
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The deputation nodded pained nods.
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The deputation held its breath.
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In 1818 Congress appointed commissioners to visit the Arkansas Territory, accompanied by a deputation of Creeks, Choctaws, and Chickasaws.
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The princes sent forth with a deputation to the Hague to consult My Lords the States-General.
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Examples of Deputation

Example #1
On their arrival at the Metropolitan Church these bodies were placed by the master of ceremonies with his aides, according to their rank, on the right and left of the throne, reaching from the choir to the middle of the nave.
Example #2
They had as spectators the entire population of Paris, increased by a prodigious crowd of strangers of every class.
Example #3
Now, my dear Sub-prefect, be frank.
Example #4
Pray give heed to what Monsieur the Sub-prefect, may say in answer to what I shall ask him.
Example #5
The Managers did the impossible to assist and advance the intercourse between the two nations.
Example #6
They issued so many pink shells that the price of the public funds was doubled, and affairs arranged so skilfully that money was universally declared to be worth nothing, so that every one in the island, from the Premier down to the Mendicant whom the lecture-loving Skindeep threatened with the bastinado, was enabled to participate, in some degree, in the approaching venture, if we should use so dubious a term in speaking of profits so certain.